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2013: The UK Christian Bookshop Stats

2013: The UK Christian Bookshop Stats

HERE’S A BRIEF SNAPSHOT of how things panned out amongst the UK’s Christian bookshops in 2013: New UKCBD Entries: 34 Ceased Trading:  17 Closures Announced: 7 At first glance, this looks encouraging: exactly twice as many UKCBD entries added as archived; a closer examination, however, reveals that most new entries were for shops that already existed … Continue reading

Luke Bretherton wins Michael Ramsey Prize 2013

Luke Bretherton wins Michael Ramsey Prize 2013

CONGRATULATIONS to Luke Bretherton, winner of this year’s Michael Ramsey Prize for his book, Christianity and Contemporary Politics (9781405199698, January 2010, Wiley-Blackwell, £20.99), announced on Tuesday at the Telegraph Hay Festival and presented by Lord Williams (Rowan Williams) of Oystermouth, former Archbishop of Canterbury. Describing the book, Lord Williams said, Luke Bretherton’s book is a systematic overview of what … Continue reading